Fall Fact Finder: Hazardous Food Avoidance

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Is your smile ready for the holidays? With Halloween just around the corner, it is important to make sure your teeth and gums are well prepared for any potential tooth hazards that can arise. Not only may you be tempted by excessive amounts of sugar with numerous products this holiday... Read more »

Are You Informed about Thumb Sucking?

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Although thumb sucking is generally seen as a common routine that children have, it can be a serious problem, and lead to severe oral health defects, including misalignments and slow growth of the permanent teeth. Thumb sucking can also cause malocclusions and other spacing issues that arise from the constant... Read more »

Oral Health Essentials: Chewing Gum

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Sugarless gum is a fiercely debated topic as to whether it is good for your oral health or not. Although there is evidence to suggest that benefits can be had from chewing gum, especially after meals, chewing gum should generally be avoided by individuals with jaw disorders. Sugarless gum works... Read more »

Are Your Teeth in Danger of Toothaches?

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Are your teeth in danger of toothaches? Although toothaches could be the result of a variety of causes, most likely a toothache occurs when the nerve endings in a tooth have been damaged. Oftentimes, this can be the result of blunt trauma or a hole in your tooth enamel. If... Read more »